Elena Lamarche received her BA in Psychology in from NC State University and has worked in ASD research since 2009. She spent five years at Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute as a research assistant and project coordinator on various studies centered around the pragmatic language of individuals with ASD and fragile X. In 2014 she joined TEACCH as the Research Coordinator and can answer almost any question about the research programs here! She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health in Social and Behavioral Sciences and especially enjoys working on community-based research. During her off time, you can find her at an ice rink or a baseball field cheering on her son.